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Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017

Bay Ridge

Our sit-down with Bay Ridge City Council Candidate Liam McCabe

DUMBO

Suck city: Movie brings old vampire to New York

This flick gives an old movie life after undeath. Comment

Monday, Aug. 21, 2017

Bay Ridge

Our sit-down with Bay Ridge Council candidate Bob Capano

In the first of a series of conversations with candidates for the open Bay Ridge Council seat, Republican hopeful Bob Capano met with the editors of Community News Group on Aug. 11, for a wide-ranging discussion about his run to replace term-limited Councilman Vincent Gentile. Comments (12)
Gowanus

The good fight: Armored combat group raises cash for vets

Talk about an all knight-er! Comment

Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017

The Newsstand

Courier Life’s Brooklyn papers are now online!

Courier Life is proud to present the latest print edition of Brooklyn Weekly, which can be found each Sunday in the New York Post. Check it out, along with our other local editions!
Borough-wide

Sound Off To The Editor

Enough is enough! Let Charlottesville be the last hate march. America must be free of hate groups. Comments (6)

Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017

Books

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comments (1)

Friday, Aug. 18, 2017

Bay Ridge

Broken promises: Ridgites say mayor backed out of meeting pledge

Mayor DeBlasio’s word is garbage, say angry Ridgites who say he’s gone back on his promise to meet with them about trash-collection problems. Comments (14)
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is all shook up

This week we’ll put on our blue suede shoes and take a weekend walk! Comment
Park Slope

Keeping peace: Locals rally in response to fatal Charlottesville violence

They took it to the extremists. Comments (2)
Downtown

His day in court: John O’Hara sues former DA, assemblyman for ‘malicious prosecution’ in ’90s conviction

The former top prosecutor and pol colluded to fabricate evidence and bribe witnesses so they could convict their political rival of voter fraud, the suit alleges. Comments (1)
Borough-wide

Crown Heights natives use hoops to bring community together

Anika and Christian Waterman are doing their best to help cut down on violence in the neighborhood after coming face-to-face with it in 2014. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017

Bay Ridge

Church of the Generals takes down plaque honoring Confederate leader

A plaque commemorating the Confederate leader General Robert E. Lee was hauled off the grounds of the so-called Church of the Generals in Bay Ridge on Aug. 16, in the wake of white supremacist protests and violence in Charlottesville over the weekend. Comments (20)
Marine Park

Branch falls after waiting three months for Parks to prune tree

A dangerously heavy branch finally broke off a tree on Kimball Street on Aug. 9, after the city ignored months of calls from nearby homeowners to prune it, and its just lucky that it didn’t fall on one of the kids who play on the block, said one resident. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay still fighting zone-busting Avenue Z development

A proposed development planned for Avenue Z just can’t seem to get out of park — because of parking. Comments (6)

It is to laugh

Williamsburg ►Video

Baffling ballet: Dance troupe screens funny, freaky film

Call it confusing comedy choreography! Comment
24/7

The best of the fest

Get your laugh on! Comment
Bay Ridge

Band of brothers: Local family headlines Bay Ridge’s Irish Night

It’s never too early for St. Patrick’s Day! Comment
Party Line

Court quashes Working Families line grab

Bay Ridge City Council Candidate Justin Brannan will still enjoy an uncontested spot on the Working Families Party line this September after his Republican opponent Liam McCabe’s attempt to hijack it was thwarted in court. Comments (3)
Spin Cycle

Memories of college — as I send my daughters off

Ah, the circles of life! Comment
Borough-wide

Better at bat: Xaverian star uses summer league to improve

Jared Lerner had an impressive junior season with the Clippers, but the outfielder was far from satisfied with his stat line. Comment
Borough-wide

Taking off: St. Joseph’s star ready for next step

St. Joseph’s guard Raven Pitt committed to Wagner College earlier this month, cementing her college choice and living out her Division I dream. Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017

Bay Ridge

Firefighters battle blaze on 73rd Street

Firefighters battled an inferno in a 73rd Street apartment building early morning on Aug. 15, which sent nine people, including firefighters, to the hospital, said a spokeswoman for the fire department. Comment
Bay Ridge

City okays stop light for Ridge crossing

It’s a green light for the red light. Comment
Borough-wide

Oh captain: Blackbirds standout ready for leadership role

Long Island University defender Brian Paredes is anxious to settle into a new role with the Blackbirds this year, named captain of the squad ahead of his senior season. Comment
Borough-wide

Late push: Cosmos draw in Edmonton

The Cosmos grabbed a much-needed point on the road, and kept their scoring streak alive, with a 1–1 draw against FC Edmonton on Aug. 11. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017

Georgetown

Cops cuff man in fatal stabbing 23-year-old over parking spot

Police arrested a man for fatally stabbing 23-year-old Omari Dahan in the chest and knifing his older brother in the arm over a parking spot on E. 73rd Street on Aug. 13. Comments (4)
Coney Island

Vendors bring the goods at Coney Art Walls FAD Market

One person’s old basketball is another’s new pencil case. Comments (1)
Park Slope

Check, please: Dizzy’s Fifth Avenue diner closing in order to fund Ninth Street flagship

Talk about trimming the fat. Comment

Monday, Aug. 14, 2017

Midwood

Car flips over on Avenue J

A woman driving a 2015 Toyota sedan sideswiped another car, causing hers to flip on its side on Avenue J on Aug. 6, police said. Comment
Coney Island

Coney Island-native basketball star Isaiah Whitehead comes home to give back

These kids really scored! Comment
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